Escape from Clinton Correctional Facility

Coverage of Richard Matt's and David Sweat's prison break from Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, N.Y., including leads on their whereabouts; Corrections Officer Gene Palmer admitting to helping the inmates escape and later being charged with the crime; interviews with newly released inmates who had inside information on the major players; and the eventual death of Richard Matt.

 

Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

Reporting on the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn., where 20 students and six teachers were killed December 14, 2012 by shooter Adam Lanza. Chelsia arrived on the day of the tragedy, and stayed through the final funeral. About one month later, she sat down with Jillian Soto, the sister of Sandy Hook teacher Victoria Soto, for an exclusive interview about the day her world changed forever.

Cleveland Kidnappings

Coverage of the case of Ariel Castro, the Cleveland man who kidnapped three women between 2002 and 2004, and held them hostage for about 10 years before Amanda Berry, one of the captives, escaped in May 2013. Chelsia reported on various parts of the developing story, including when Gina DeJesus was reunited with her family. 

Boston Marathon Bombings

Reporting on the Boston Marathon bombing, from how the Tsarnev brothers constructed the pressure-cooker bombs to the search for the fugitives in Cambridge, Mass. to the 22-hour chase in Watertown, Mass. before Tamerlan Tsarnev was shot dead and Dzhokhar Tsarnev was captured

Phillip Seymour Hoffman

Coverage of death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman in the West Village, where he was found lifeless in his apartment February 3, 2014 from a drug overdose.